May 26, 2016

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Man accused of shooting former Buckeye Smith described as ‘mild-mannered’

NEW ORLEANS — The man accused of gunning down former Saints defensive end Will Smith is a soft-spoken, respectful team leader who always calls older women “ma’am,” his pastor and his high school coach said. As Smith’s family, friends and fans come to grips with the local favorite’s death, those in Cardell Hayes’ sphere were Read More…

Investigation continues into fatal shooting of former Ohio State football player Smith

NEW ORLEANS — Former New Orleans Saints player Will Smith was shot in the back and side, according to a warrant read in court Sunday night before a magistrate set a $1 million bond for the man accused of killing him. Police said Smith, 34, was killed in a case of road rage by a man Read More…

Ex-Ohio State star Will Smith killed in road rage incident

NEW ORLEANS — Will Smith, who helped Ohio State win a national football championship and the New Orleans Saints a Super Bowl, was shot and killed in a case of road rage by a man who had rear-ended his car, police said Sunday. Smith was beloved by Saints fans for his role in bringing a Read More…

Man charged in New Mexico road-rage shooting that killed 4-year-old girl

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A 32-year-old man is facing murder charges in the road-rage killing of a 4-year-old Albuquerque girl, who was shot in the backseat of her father’s truck — a death that horrified the public. Police said Tony Torrez was arrested Wednesday and admitted to the shooting in the death of Lilly Garcia. The Read More…

Browns player in road incident

Browns cornerback Justin Gilbert was cited for lack of reasonable control of his vehicle after crashing into a ditch after a chase involving a 55-year-old Parma man, Brunswick police Sgt. Robert Safran told The Chronicle-Telegram late Friday. The Ohio Highway Patrol received a call Friday afternoon about a traffic altercation involving the two men. It Read More…

Victim mad ‘road rage’ attacker receives 11 day jail sentence

ELYRIA — People aren’t always happy with sentences handed down in court, but Elyria resident Patrick Buckley is still stewing that his attacker received 11 days in jail after what he described as a particularly brutal assault. Buckley, who has burn scars on his arms that he said were from the fight, said the incident Read More…